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Mexican Rice

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  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 1 1/2 cups basmati rice
  • 8 oz. tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1/2 cup carrots (diced)
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp. cumin
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 Roma tomatoes (diced)
  • 2 Tbsp. cilantro leaves (chopped fresh)
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    Calories280Calories from Fat35
    Total Fat4g6%
    Saturated Fat1g5%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat35
    Total Carbohydrate51g17%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A60%
    Vitamin C15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Bethany Kern 9 months ago
    Not my favorite. Husband finished it, and I will eat it if I have too
    Antonia S. a year ago
    there was no where near eniugh liquid i kept having to add more to prevent the rice sticking to the pan
    Kim Evans a year ago
    Super tasty. I make this often
    lenny 2 years ago
    Tasted more like an American's interpretation of Mexican rice. It's under-seasoned and mushy. I have no idea if the other reviews and I cooked from the same recipe.
    Eleece Perkins 2 years ago
    Mine came out too mushy and there’s no taste.
    Anna Larsson 2 years ago
    Terrific and just the right amount of flavor for my picky kids. I made it with brown jasmine rice and increased cooking time by 15 minutes. A definite keeper!
    Fiona VanBuhler 2 years ago
    The flavor is so amazing and it’s super simple and quick to make!
    Bev 2 years ago
    It was very good and easy to make as a side dish.
    Mike Collins 2 years ago
    Perfect! Definately make this again.
    Richonda Brown 2 years ago
    Turned out great. I added some chorizo
    Rebecca 3 years ago
    Overall, was great. For me? A little strange to have peas and carrots in a Spanish dish, but my family loved it, so that’s all that matters! . . Probably change it up next time with the added veggies, but was very delicious.
    Gonzales 3 years ago
    This was very tasty! I will probably make this again.
    Jamie Brown 3 years ago
    For the veggies I used: onion, garlic, carrots, jalapeño, corn, and a bell pepper (I had bought ingredients for a different rice recipe, then used this one, so it’s what I had). I added in a drained can of petite diced tomatoes at the end since it’s not tomato season for fresh ones.
    M 3 years ago
    great recipe as written. didn't change a thing and it was easy to make and very tatty.
    Delicious and so easy to make!
    Jamison S. 4 years ago
    Didn't turn out exactly how I wanted it to as I didnt exactly have all the ingredients a d I added a few spices of my own, but it tastes great.
    William Néron 4 years ago
    Quite excellent. We love doing half the recipe and serve with fish on the side.
    me 4 years ago
    This was delicious and was even better as left overs the next day. I have made this twice now and added extra liquid and extra chilli the second time around. For the fussy ones who don't like to go without some sort of meat, I added some prawns in the last five minutes of cooking. Really great recipe thanks
    Francis Jackson 4 years ago
    I would make it again Mexican rice Mexican chilli rice I’ll make it a game
    John 4 years ago
    Loved it, easy to make and tastes great . made enough to microwave next day, and it taste just as good microwaved as freshly cooked.
    Rina Jeremiah 4 years ago
    Really delicious! I would maybe add a little bit more spices to it though but that’s just my preference
    D Williams 4 years ago
    Turned out great, but could use a little more flavor. I’ll make this again and add a little salsa for flavor.
    Emilie van Oosten 4 years ago
    I loved it, tasty and easy to make kids even gave it a go
    Avery 4 years ago
    Came out a little dry for me, but super tasty and easy!
    Teddy Pessagno 4 years ago
    Turned out great. Used more broth because of some comments about the rice.
    Sherri Prabhu-Das 4 years ago
    It came out great and Tasted yummy
    Richard D. 7 years ago
    While the family said they like it, I would make two, possibly three, changes if I use this recipe again. First, I would replace the basmati rice with either a medium or long grain white rice. I used brown basmati and it was too firm (crunchy). When I used a medium grain white in the past I has zero leftovers. The second regards the corn. While I recognize the three vegetable combination as a sort of Mexican-mirepoix I'll consider roasting the corn first to add a little more color and flavor. The third is to go full on and replace the corn and peas with green peppers (with a little chopped green chilies) and red pepper with some cayenne or chipotle. The carrots stay since they add good color and texture. This, to me, is a nice Mexican flavor profile but is conditional since my boys like the vegetables in this dish.